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2019 Free Agent infielder Chris Schultz

 

 

 

Chris Schultz

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 12/4/2018

Who are you playing with in 2019, and who have you played with in the past?
Free Agent in 2019 – Schultzy_009@Hotmail.com

Tradesmen- 2017/2018

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Infield is where I am best, 1st is my best position

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
That's a very tough question to answer, ive played with and against some of the Best, but overall if I had to give it to someone I would say Luis Reyna, that fella flat out gets it every play!

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
The best up an coming player is a kid outta Montana, Travis Browne, this guy gets the game in its entirety, plays it right, and has the best attitude of anyone i've ever played with! Not to mention he is one of the fastest if not the fastest guy i've seen in the outfield with a stick to match.

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
CT, Got it from my parents and its stuck since I was a kid.

What is your height and weight?
6'3" 235 Lbs.

Where do you call home?
Gillette, WY

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Spending time in the mountains hunting fishing and camping

What do you do for a living?
Plat Millwright at a Coal Mine

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Football and Wrestling all four years of high school

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
High school coach said i'd never play varsity, so I told him I wasn't going to play and started playing softball at 15, the rest is history…

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The Intensity

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Not to my knowledge

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Be Persistent, and work your ass off, it will get noticed!!!

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
overlap pinky off the knob, 27 oz

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Workout and BP as much as possible

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Raiders
St.Louis Cardinals
favorite sport would be baseball

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Make sure I take a deep breathe before I step in the box for an at bat

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
First Day Out- Tee Grizzley

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Goosetown- Anaconda MT

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
I really don't have a favorite they all have Pros/Cons, I just love playing when and wherever I can

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
I love food, so it doesn't much matter to me

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I'm a 15 Time All-American in USA Wrestling (7 Greco, 7Freestyle, 1 Folkstyle)

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
Governors Award for wrestling at the age of 10, presented to me by Rulon Gardner
 

One response to “2019 Free Agent infielder Chris Schultz”

  1. Jason Crosland says:

    Great dude and teammate. Big strong kid who hits a ton. Would be a great addition to a ball club.

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